Drs. Unick and Tuten to develop a research network to study recovery support services provided to people living with opioid use disorders.
A team at the School of Social Work led by associate professors Jay Unick, PhD, and Michelle Tuten, PhD, has been awarded a $3 million National Institute on Drug Abuse grant to develop a research network to study recovery support services provided to people living with opioid use disorders.
The Innovations in Recovery through Infrastructure Support (IRIS) Project will bring together a diverse set of addiction treatment system stakeholders to build a learning collaborative to study the delivery, sustainability, and assessment of recovery services for individuals receiving medication-assisted treatment. The IRIS project will foster collaboration and communication between treatment providers, individuals recovering from an opioid use disorder, and researchers to improve recovery support services and help to end the opioid crisis.